Sunday, April 28, 2013

Wisconsin: Fox-Point Bayside School Board threatened with recalls over programs cuts

The members of the Fox Point-Bayside School Board, Pesident Debbie Friberg, Vice President Tim Melchert and member Alice Lawton, are facing recall threats after they voted to reduce art, technology, music and physical education programs. The proposed petitioner was a supporter of Scott Walker in his recall defense. Petitioners would need about 1500 signatures.


  1. Did the 2012 recall for governor set a new signature threshold? I believe the law set it at 25% of the total vote in the district in the last election for Governor.

  2. Good question! I think it will take a GAB decision + a court ruling to figure out the rule on signature threshold resets until 2014. I discussed this topic in some depth here: